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Photograph

Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: Visitors to the Sauk County Fair walk by sideshow attractions and concession stands while others stand and converse. The "Grand Electric Palace," a "$10,0...

Photograph

Sauk County Jail

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Dog kennels and houses border the Sauk County Jail in Baraboo. The photo was taken from the Northeast corner of the intersection of Broadway and 2nd Ave i...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The storefront of the J.C. Penney store, 127 Third Street. There are summer clothes, hats, and shoes for men and women in the display windows. There is a h...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1918 

Description: A statue of a soldier in front of the Sauk County courthouse.

Date: 1918 

Description: View of First United Presbyterian Church, located at 416 Ash on the corner of 3rd Street.

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Rock Scenery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of house and farm buildings in Ableman with a rocky hill in the background.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: ,Well-dressed young couples sit in the foreground while in the background is a picket fence running along a busy road with horse and buggy traffic. Further...

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Draftees

Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...

Date: 1925 

Description: View from water of two unidentified men standing on the shoreline near the dance pavilion on the north shore of Devil's Lake.

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The Trimpey Studios

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the exterior of the Trimpey photographic studio and antique shop, 128 Fourth Street. The second story is set back, with a porch and flower boxes...

Photograph

Zona Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Zona Gale (Mrs. William Breese) standing near a window and holding a rose in her left hand.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Barn used by the Ringling Brothers to store circus equipment during the winter.

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Winter scenes of the Sauk County Courthouse, Baraboo, Wisconsin, with broken tree limbs littering the lawn; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial b...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...

Date: 1918-05-27 

Description: A group of more than 70 draftees poses on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse on the day they left Baraboo for Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. Most...

Date: 1935 

Description: The photographer stands beside an automobile with a 1935 Wisconsin license plate. Four large (possibly Norwegian) trunks with decorative painting are tied...

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Business Block

Date: 1911 

Description: View from street of a business block in Ableman. There is a storefront with umbrellas displayed in the show window, and what appears to be a hammock is hun...

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Description: Exterior view of the Baraboo Carnegie Free Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie donated $15,000. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carn...

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